2009-3895 | Curtis Galloway libexif exif-entry.c exif_entry_fix memory corruption (BID-37022 / XFDB-54275)

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Curtis Galloway libexif 0.6.18. Affected is the function exif_entry_fix of the file libexif/libexif/exif-entry.c. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-119. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was disclosed 11/13/2009 (Website). The advisory is available at libexif.cvs.sourceforge.net. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2009-3895 since 11/05/2009. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn’t require any form of authentication. Technical details are known, but there is no available exploit.

It is declared as proof-of-concept. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 119913 (Solaris Libexif Multiple Vulnerabilities).

A possible mitigation has been published even before and not after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at X-Force (54275). The entry 37277 is pretty similar.



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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

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08/28/2021 +2355 days 🔍Advisory: libexif.cvs.sourceforge.net
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CVE: CVE-2009-3895 (🔍)
X-Force: 54275
SecurityFocus: 37022 – libexif ‘exif-entry.c’ Tag Format Conversion Heap Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
Secunia: 37378 – libexif “exif_entry_fix()” Buffer Overflow Vulnerability, Moderately Critical
OSVDB: 59956 – libexif libexif/libexif/exif-entry.c exif_entry_fix() Function Overflow
Vupen: ADV-2009-3243

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Created: 03/18/2015 15:15
Updated: 08/28/2021 02:05
Changes: (3) source_xforce exploit_price_0day vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_basescore
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